Victoria sez, "Check out this impressive Bleach group cosplay video! If anything, it's a beautiful display of their love for both cosplay, and for the Bleach series." Watch it after the jump!
This weekend, the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival swept San Francisco off it's feet. Now, Victoria recalls the highlights of this annual event, and shares plenty of cosplay pics and videos. Check 'em out after the jump!
How about a gracious helping of gameplay from Dead or Alive 5? Watch Ayane and Hitomi battle it out in the newest DOA5 video to hit the net! The developers have taken the game to a whole new level, with a more realistic vibe. Check it out after the jump!
Video maker Lorenzo Adam has delivered a hilarious Poké-parody of Tyga’s “Rack City Bit*h", and trust us, you’ve got to see it to believe it. Check it out after the jump, but keep in mind that a warning for salty language applies!
It's no secret that Victoria is a huge Naruto fan, so it's only fitting that she gets first crack at the new Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations game in stores now! Did she love it, hate it, or want to trade it in for a copy of Barbie Horse Adventures? Find out after the jump!
Sailor Moon helped make Victoria the anime + cosplay crazy person she is today. Now, on the 20th anniversary week of Sailor Moon's anime debut on Japanese TV (March 7, 1992), Victoria can't help but say, "it was the gateway anime for millions all over the world...and touched and molded our hearts into the steadfast, loving friends we are today." More after the jump!
As we approach the one year anniversary of Japan’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake and terrible tsunami on 3/11, Victoria and the rest of us at Crunchyroll urge you to send in your pictures of support to email@example.com! Full details on how to get your picture featured on the site after the jump!
COSPLAY! COSPLAY! COSPLAY! With Katsu-Con and Animation on Display happening, there sure was a lot of cosplay going on this last weekend Amazing pictures and fan-videos are sprouting up all over the intertnet. Among them a pair of beautifully shot videos by Ackson Lee. Check them out after the jump!
In her latest column for Crunchy News, Victoria bravely address a very hot button topic: should westerners cosplay as Asian characters? “Cosplay shouldn't be something that glorifies racism or bullying…it should be liberating” she writes. More after the jump.
On the day of Crunchyroll's Naruto Shippuden double header, Victoria delivers a heartfelt tribute to her idol: "Naruto may just be another cartoon hero.... But his emotions and actions are so real and applicable to real life situations that it’s almost impossible not to be able to connect with him and his feelings." Read on after the jump!
In her latest pulse pounding column for Crunchy News, Victoria takes aim at cosplayers who publically trash talk other cosplayers for no good reason. "No one should be told they are bad at cosplay. It’s a fun hobby, and that’s all", she writes. Read on after the jump!
On Sun/29, a bizzare Los Angeles Craigs List ad was posted calling for "3 female and 2 male actresses/models 18+" that are willing to dress up as the following Pokémon characters and star in a music video being shot next month in Los Angeles, California. Is this real? A joke? Speculate along with us after the jump!
In her latest earth-shattering column for Crunchy News, Victoria interviews cosplayer Hope Smith of Texas who says, "The entire community is very loving and accepting, and it’s great to be involved in something like this. I have grown a lot as a person through my years of cosplaying." Pics of impressive cosplay from Final Fantasy VIII, Megaman Legends, and Kingdom Hearts!
In her latest wall-shaking column for Crunchy News, Victoria takes aim against fans who look down on others and says, "The saddest part about our proud subculture is that, finally having found each other, otaku turn then around and alienate people who are not otaku or that don’t look otaku." Read on after the jump!
In her third pulse-punding column for Crunchy News, Victoria interviews cosplayer Don Kanonji who says, "I definitely look up to the people who put their lives into perfecting their cosplay. Those are the type of people that I aspire to join." Pics of impressive cosplay from Captain Harlock and Galaxy Express 999 after the jump!